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UFC 206 Bumper Preview: Part Two

Following on from part one of our UFC 206 Bumper Preview, we now give you Part Two. Toronto is the place to be Saturday night for UFC 206, and despite the card beginning at roughly 3am on this side of the Atlantic, keeping your eyes open shouldn’t really be a problem due to an exciting fight card, despite all the recent …

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UFC 206 Bumper Preview: Part One

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Kelvin Gastelum punches Johny Hendricks during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Writing a preview for UFC 206 can occasionally be compared to slapping your head off a wall. Injuries and weirdness everywhere. But this is the hurt game and fighters get injured in camps all the time. The main card first lost Tim Kennedy vs Rashad Evans, rescheduled from UFC 205, to another mysterious Evans medical failure. Then the American Kickboxing …

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Watch: Matt Brown Ready To Expose ‘Bully’ Cerrone

TORONTO, CANADA - DECEMBER 09: (L-R) Opponents Donald Cerrone and Matt Brown face off during the UFC 206 weigh-in inside the Air Canada Centre on December 9, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Matt Brown pulls no punches when discussing how he feels about Donald Cerrone. MMA fan favourites “The Immortal” (20-15-0) and “Cowboy” (31-7-0) squared off in an intense staredown prior to their fight on Saturday night in Toronto. The MMA Hour’s Ariel Helwani captured the moment when both men took to the stage. Cerrone, kitted out in his trademark cowboy hat and slick …

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Cerrone’s MMAAA Involvement Has Ruffled ‘Shocked’ Dana White’s Feathers

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: UFC president Dana White answers a question during the UFC 205 press conference at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

The UFC president appeared upset with being left in the dark by the popular welterweight regarding his instrumental role in the foundation of the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association. Speaking on the UFC Unfiltered podcast on Tuesday (via MMA Junkie), White appeared to reluctantly accept the necessity for the recently established fighters union, but was bemused at what he feels is a lack of loyalty from ‘Cowboy’: “At …

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UFC 206 In Tatters After Main Event Withdrawal

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Daniel Cormier prepares to fight Anderson Silva during UFC 200 at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

After the splendorous UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden arena, New York it was always going to be tough for its follow up act to compete, but today’s news makes it all the more difficult for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s top brass to promote UFC 206.  The event schedule for the Air Canada Centre, Toronto is now falling by the wayside …

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‘Big’ John McCarthy Discusses His Admiration For Conor McGregor’s UFC 205 Performance

MMA referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy is one of the sport’s most iconic figures. His tenure with the Ultimate Fighting Championship extends all the way back to UFC 2 in 1994, and since then he has established himself as the go-to referee when it comes to officiating the promotion’s most high profile bouts. His résumé speaks for itself and his knowledge …

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Dan Henderson Gives Scary Prediction For Potential McGregor-Nurmagomedov Fight

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia reacts against Michael Johnson of the United States in their lightweight bout during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images )

While it seems highly unlikely that we’re going to get it anytime soon after Dana White’s recent comments, hype over a potential fight between newly crowned lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated wrestling supremo Khabib Nurmagomedov continues to build. Recently retired middleweight legend Dan Henderson has added his take on what would happen if the two were to meet in …

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